Lisa Thompson

Strengthening Food Supply Chain from Farm to Fork

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Grow Ontario Strategy designed to increase production of food grown and consumed in the province TORONTO — The Ontario government is building a strong, secure food supply chain and securing the province’s position as a food leader in Canada with the release of the Grow Ontario Strategy. The strategy outlines the province’s plan to strengthen the agri-food sector, ensure an efficient, …

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Increasing Access to High-Speed Internet Service in Huron County

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More rural Ontarians will benefit from access to high-speed internet service HURON COUNTY – The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing more than $3.8 million to bring fast, reliable high-speed internet to more than 1,570 families, farms and businesses in Huron County. In partnership with  (SWIFT) Inc, the completion of construction of broadband infrastructure is now providing access to fast, …

Lisa Thompson

Reducing Red Tape to Improve Competitiveness, Supply Chains

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Less Red Tape, Stronger Ontario Act making life easier for people and businesses TORONTO — TOntario government introduced the Less Red Tape, Stronger Ontario Act which, if passed, would implement measures to increase Ontario’s competitiveness, strengthen provincial supply chains, and make government services easier to access and interact with. “Our government is focused on making Ontario better for people and businesses …

Lisa Thompson

Increasing Access to High-Speed Internet Service in Simcoe County

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More rural Ontarians will benefit from access to high-speed internet service SIMCOE COUNTY – The governments of Canada and Ontario are each investing more than $1.7 million to bring high-speed internet access to more than 1,645 families, farms and businesses in Simcoe County. “Building modern and reliable internet connection infrastructure for rural communities is how Canada will close the digital divide …

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Increasing Access to Broadband Service in Essex County

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Rural residents in municipality of Leamington will benefit from high-speed internet expansion ESSEX COUNTY –The governments of Canada and Ontario are each investing more than $392,000 to increase access to fast, reliable high-speed internet to more than 480 homes, farms, and businesses in Essex County. In partnership with Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Inc., the completion of this broadband project in …

Lisa Thompson

Investing in Innovative Agri-Food Research

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Made-in-Ontario research will help modernize the agri-food sector Guelph — The Ontario government is taking action to support the agri-food industry by investing $7.25 million in 50 Ontario-led research and innovation projects. These projects will help develop new innovative technologies, practices and solutions to make Ontario’s agri-food sector more competitive and productive. “Some of the most advanced agri-food research in …

Lisa Thompson

Supporting Made-in-Ontario Fertilizer Solutions for Farmers

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Investment will support farmers and help address supply chain shortages SEAFORTH — The Ontario government is investing up to $2 million over two years in the Fertilizer Accelerating Solutions & Technology Challenge. This funding will support made-in-Ontario solutions to increase the availability of fertilizer options, alternatives and technology, ensuring farmers have the tools they need so that Ontarians can rely …

Building Broadband in Bruce County

Building Broadband in Bruce County

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Ontario Indigenous Community to benefit from expanded access to high-speed internet BRUCE COUNTY – The governments of Canada and Ontario, in partnership with Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Inc., have started construction on a significant broadband infrastructure project on the Chippewas of Nawash, that will see nearly 300 families, farms and businesses receive improved access to fast, reliable high-speed internet. …

Livestock Tax Deferral provision

Tax relief for Prairie livestock producers 

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Ottawa – Canadian farmers are directly impacted by climate change and its effects can be detrimental to sustaining operations. To provide assurance for producers as they make difficult herd management decisions, today the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an initial list of designated regions in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba where Livestock Tax Deferral has been authorized for …

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Building Broadband in Perth County

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More rural Ontarians will benefit from access to high-speed internet PERTH COUNTY– The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing nearly $1.6 million to bring fast, reliable high-speed internet to more than 380 families, farms and businesses in Perth County. In partnership with Southwestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT) Inc, the completion of construction of broadband infrastructure is now providing access …